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Yes, I reread my old posts

Do you reread your old posts? I do. I don’t do it with any plan or forethought, but curiosity leads me to do it all the time. I’ll see in […]

WP borders and margins are back

Whether they buckled under pressure or had it in mind all along, we’ll probably never know. But it appears that WordPress has reinstituted border and margin settings in our image […]

Try Pixlr for quick, easy image work

WordPress has done us no favors this week with their changes to our image handling. And they seem to have turned a blind eye to the still-growing thread of complaints. I […]

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WordPress, please stop ‘fixing’ things

WordPress has “fixed” things again. And this time I’m really upset. This will affect almost everything I publish. You may or may not subscribe to the WP newsletter and may […]

Comment Likes now active on WordPress

Once again WordPress has instituted a new feature without a word to us bloggers. Or if there was a word, I missed it. I was over reading timethief’s latest post […]

Getty offers free images – with strings

Getty Images has given up on trying to stop people from copying and using their images with or without proper attribution, permission, etc. Instead, they’ve thrown open their files to […]

WordPress now fighting spam referrers

If you watch your stats the way I do, you may have noticed little “Spam?” flags appear when you mouse over your list of referrers. Yet another new feature that […]

It seemed like a good idea at the time

Changing themes. It’s not all it’s cracked up to be. Or maybe it is. Depends on your point of view, I suppose. Anyway, after a brief flirtation with Oxygen and […]

Oxygen, some fresh air for Pied Type

Pied Type is moving on. Theme-wise, that is. Say goodbye to WordPress’s The Morning After and hello to Oxygen. I’ve long fought the urge to change themes, but not because […]

WordPress adds related posts option

The announcement hasn’t hit my inbox yet, but I just noticed a wonderful new feature from WordPress — related posts at the bottom of each of our posts, complete with […]

Apologies to would-be commenters

If you were among those who visited my last two posts, Brinkmanship or brinksmanship? and Idiots at work in Goblin Valley and found the comments closed, please accept my apologies. […]

Comments and Omnisearch: Thanks, WordPress

WordPress bloggers might not have noticed some changes in their dashboards recently. In the menu on the left side, you’ll now find Comments I’ve Made and Omnisearch. Comments I’ve Made brings […]

Neener neener

Apparently the comment spammers occasionally take time to read what’s been said about them. (I wonder if their bosses know they’re goofing off like that?) Here’s a comment that Akismet […]